Manufacturing & Process Manager


TN-Memphis, US

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Manufacturing
Req Id:  483069

Do you want to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to improve the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company which, since its foundation in Barcelona in 1909, has been working to improve the health and well-being of people all over the world. Our four divisions - Bioscience, Diagnostic, Hospital and Bio Supplies - develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 100 countries and regions.

Process & Manufactuing Manager

Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 5 pm

             Friday 8:30 am - 2:30 pm


Acts as the Manager of Processing & Manufacturing and has the overall responsibility for the facility's whole blood operations. Works under the guidance of the Senior Manager of Operations Processing & Manufacturing. Managers the daily operations, supervising operations and quality control, and ensuring compliance with all applicable policies and regulations.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for meeting quarterly goals, labor and supply budgets, and key performance indicators.
  • Create appropriate organizational environment and value systems which stimulate the morale and productivity of the work force and its leadership.
  • Operates the facility and manages employees and operations to the highest standard of ethics and integrity.
  • Manages staff to ensure that training and quality goals are met and implement operational changes and maximize efficiency.
  • Directs and manages employees.
  • Monitor and evaluate operations. Develop action plans to maximize production efficiency and supervise the implementation of process improvements.
  • Understands the operation of IBBI's other business units and their effect on Processing & Manufacturing Operations.
  • Accountable for the direction of all personnel functions including hiring, assignment and direction of work, development and training, disciplinary actions and termination and the maintenance of all personnel and training records.

Other Responsibilities

  • Acts as a mentor to assigned team and other facility staff. 
  • Maintains thorough familiarity and ensures compliance with state and federal regulations, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved Standard Operating Procedures, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), International Review Board (IRB), and Customer Specifications.
  • Manages through the supervisor team and in collaboration with Quality staff to ensure quality goals are met and deficiencies have immediate corrective action.
  • Minimize facility liability through constant risk management. Investigates all unsafe situations and complaints and institutes corrective/preventive action.
  • Through supervisors, oversees product selection, shipment, and records completion based on changes in customer requirements, delays in receiving raw materials, and availability of softgoods.
  • Accountable to ensure the adequate training of production employees and demonstrate how tasks are to be performed to meet company standards. 
  • Accountable for the adequacy of inventory of all goods and supplies necessary for facility operations and oversee ordering goods as needed.
  • Assure the employees maintain the facility in a neat and clean condition and all equipment is kept in good working order.
  • Establishes and maintains the ability to perform all tasks within the whole blood manufacturing; fulfills the role of production employees when the occasion arises.
  • Submit timely and accurate reports, as requested.


Education, Experience, Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in science-related field or medical technology and five years related work experience is required. Without a BS/BA degree, a minimum of nine years equivalent work-related experience is required.
  • Five years supervisory experience is required; Previous work experience within the Blood/Plasma Industry preferred; Previous manufacturing experience preferred; Proven track record in personnel management; Demonstrates ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, identify and address problems, meet deadlines, and stay within budget.
  • Command of leadership, management, presentation, organizational, customer service, interpersonal communication, and computer skills. Ability to read and understand documents, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, correspondence. Ability to perform mathematical operations using units of US dollars, weight measurement, volume, and distance. Ability to read a calendar, an analog clock, and use a calculator; Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving multiple variables in complex situations. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulation. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedural instructions. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from regional managers, employees, suppliers, external customers and Corporate personnel. Ability to use Excel, Access database, and SAP. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Travel is negligible.
  • May work on projects and initiatives for the facility and division. May host internal and external audits and inspections. Serves as back-up to Whole Blood Manager.


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Grifols is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans

Location: NORTH AMERICA : USA : TN-Memphis:IBMEMPRC - IBBI Memphis Processing Center 


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